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  • How To Tow Popup Camper and Hitch Mount Bike Rack At The Same Time
  • You are correct in that it will not work for you to tow your popup camper with the # MT70070 dual hitch. In order to carry your hitch mount bike rack while towing your camper, you will want to use something like the MaxxTow Ball Mount with 2 Inch Accessory Receiver # MT70066. This will provide you with a ball mount to tow your popup and a 2 inch receiver in which to carry your bike rack. The # MT70066 will not extend out from your vehicle in the same way as the # MT70070. This means...
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  • High Capacity Dual Hitch Receiver With Capacity Greater Than 5,000lbs
  • Roadmaster offers a Dual Hitch Receiver, part # RM-077-4 that has a 10,000 lb towing capacity. However, the Receiver is meant for flat towing a vehicle and carrying a hitch mounted accessory, not for towing a trailer. The top receiver has a 400 lb tongue weight capacity, which means that only 400 lbs of downward force can safely be applied to the Dual Hitch Receiver. If you're wanting to tow a trailer and carry a hitch mounted accessory at the same time, I'd recommend using the # D210...
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  • 60 x 36 Trailer Hitch Mounted Cargo Carrier
  • I have a solution for you, however there isn't a carrier that's exactly what you're looking for. Instead, I recommend the similarly sized 32 x 72 Let'sGoAero Gear Cage FP6, part # H01397 and the 30 x 50 MaxxTow Wheelchair Carrier, part # MT70106. The Let'sGoAero Gear Cage FP6 features a slide-out carrier that allows rear hatch access while boasting a 300 pound capacity. This solid floor carrier is appropriate for a wide range of vacation and camping uses, as well as handy around...
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  • Largest Available Hitch-Mount Ramped Cargo Carrier for 2-Inch Hitch
  • A good first step in considering your best option in a ramped cargo carrier is a check of your hitch's tongue weight rating, which should be indicated on its safety/warning sticker. This is the maximum weight the hitch can support and the combined weight of the cargo carrier you choose, plus what you load on it, must be within the hitch limit. If your cargo loads will get close to the hitch's limit then a lighter weight aluminum carrier may indeed be a good choice. Here are the key stats...
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  • Recommended Hitch Mounted Carrier For Vespa Scooter To Carry Behind 2015 Ford Edge
  • We have a couple carriers that will work for your 2015 Edge and your wife's Vespa. You mentined the weight of the Vespa at 245-lbs. Is that the weight of the scooter when it is full of fuel or with the battery included? You will want to make sure you do not exceed the capacity of the carrier or the trailer hitch on your Edge. Since the motor on the Vespa is located right in front of the rear wheel, you want to make sure you place the scooter in the carrier so that the weight is evenly...
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  • How to Carry a Motorcycle with a Toyota RAV4
  • I have a solution for you, but most hitch mounted motorcycle carriers require a hitch with a tongue weight capacity rated 500lbs or more. After doing a little research, I found that the tongue weight capacity of the base and sport models of the RAV4 is approximately 150 lbs and the tongue weight capacity of the limited model is approximately 350 lbs. I would not recommend using any hitch mounted motorcycle carrier on a 2006 Toyota RAV4 to carry your 325 lb bike because the vehicle cannot...
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  • Recommended Trailer Dolly for 4,500 Pound Travel Trailer
  • For a travel trailer weighing 4,500 pounds, I recommend going with the Trailer Valet XL Trailer Dolly # TVXL2. The Trailer Valet XL is going to offer much better support for the tongue weight of your trailer than a standard trailer dolly. The Trailer Valet XL has a tongue weight capacity of 1,000 pounds and a gross trailer weight capacity of 10,000 pounds, so it will work well with your travel trailer. I've attached a review video of the Trailer Valet XL for you. A traditional trailer...
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  • Replacement Tires for Trailer Dolly w/ 4.10/3.50-6 Tire
  • Take a look at the Replacement Wheel for MaxxTow Trailer Dolly, # MT70225-1. This replacement wheel has a 1 inch wheel hub bore and a 4.10/3.50-6 tire. This is our only option for that size of tire.
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  • Recommended Trailer Dolly for Moving Pop-Up Camper Trailer into Garage
  • If you can't use your tow vehicle to move your pop-up camper into your garage then your best option is a trailer dolly like the MaxxTow # MT70225. This cost-effective dolly features pneumatic (inflatable) tires and a 1-7/8-inch hitch ball. It can handle a trailer with a weight as high as 600-lbs. You might want to have some wheel chocks like # MT70072, and a competent helper, for safety when moving the trailer especially if it will be moved on an incline.
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  • Recommended Lightweight Hitch-Mount Wheelchair Carrier
  • MaxxTow's 30x50 Ramped Cargo Carrier # MT70100 weighs 55-lbs; this is the lightest ramped carrier we offer. If you do not need a ramp on the carrier then you do have other options that are lighter, and some of these carriers will fit both 2-inch and 1-1/4-inch hitches. For example, Curt 17x46 Cargo Carrier # C18145 weighs only 28-lbs and fits both hitch sizes. You will want to note the capacity of your trailer hitch before you select a carrier. There should be a safety sticker on...
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  • Motorcycle Carrier Recommendation for a Honda Trail 90 on a 2007 Acura MDX
  • Considering how light the Honda Trail 90s and 110s are the MaxxTow MaxxHaul Carrier, part # MT70101, that you referenced would work well for you on your 2007 Acura MDX as long as you have a trailer hitch installed like the Curt hitch part # 13354.
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  • Recommended Ball Mount and Hitch Ball for European Trailers
  • Thank you for your service. I would be happy to make some recommendations for you. An American style ball mount will work fine when we pair it with a 50mm Hitch Ball on a local trailer in Germany as long as you have a U.S. style trailer hitch on your vehicle with a 2 inch by 2 inch receiver. The look is different, but the function is the same. I'd suggest the MaxxTow Adjustable-Height Ball Mount, # MT70067. This will give you up to a 10 inch drop or a 8 inch rise to allow you to...
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  • Removable Motorcycle Wheel Chock for Trailer Recommendation
  • I wish we had a motorcycle wheel chock that was designed to fit E-tracks but we do not. I do have a wheel chock that can be easily removed but it is not the part # MT70075. Instead you would want the Tow-Rax Removable Wheel Chock # TWSPWC. This chock can be easily removed when not in use. Check out the review video I attached.
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  • Could a Hitch Cargo Carrier be Used to Transport Propane Tanks
  • Of the solutions we can provide a cargo carrier like the MaxxTow part # MT70107 that you referenced would be an excellent choice. You will need to do some modifications to get the tanks to securely attach to the carrier in an upright position, and that is something I won't be able to tell you exactly how to do. But this carrier has a 500 lb capacity so it would work well assuming you have a hitch on your vehicle that has a tongue weight capacity that is higher than the weight of this carrier...
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  • Recommended Ladder Rack Compatible With Deck Rail System On 2017 Toyota Tacoma
  • MaxxTow Truck Bed Ladder Rack w/ Load Stops - Aluminum - 400 lbs # MT70423 will fit ONLY if you don't have the Deck Rail System. There is not an adapter kit available for this product to be used with the Deck Rail System. If you have the Deck Rail System, I recommend the Rola Haul-Your-Might T3 Truck Bed Ladder Rack - Aluminum - 800 lbs # 59799 as well as the Eye Bolt Tie-Down Kit for Rola Haul-Your-Might Truck Bed Ladder Rack - Steel - Qty 4 # 59796 or the Load Stops for Rola Haul-Your-Might...
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  • Motorcycle Wheel Chock in Toy Hauler Recommendation Where Under Trailer Access is Limited
  • You could use the Tow-Rax Removable Wheel Chock # TWSPWC. You would not need to access the bottom of your trailer to install the install hardware. All you would need to do is drill hole for the anchors of the wheel chock and then you would be able to use the install bolts that thread into the anchors to secure the # TWSPWC. I attached a review video for this product for you to check out as well.
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  • Wheel Chock and Lock for a Tandem Axle Travel Trailer
  • Wheel stops such as # UF21-001070 are designed to stop rocking back and forth just like you said. For a wheel chock I would go with # MT70073 but to keep someone from trying to steal the trailer you could use a wheel lock, # WI490 or # RA-25.
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  • Wheel Chock Recommendation for Harley Davidson Street Glide with 5-1/2 in Wide Tire
  • I have a better solution for you that I can guarantee will work. Check out the MaxxTow Adjustable Wheel Chock # MT70075. This can fit tires up to 5-1/2 inches wide and would work well for you so we would recommend it for you. I attached a picture we got from a customer that shows it being used on a similar Harley as well. Even though it's only 1/2 inch difference I can't recommend the # MT70271.
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  • Can I Use a Trailer Dolly to Move a Loaded Trailer
  • The MaxxTow Trailer Dolly, part # MT70225, has a 600 lbs trailer weight capacity, meaning that as long as your trailer's weight is below 600 lbs loaded it will work fine.
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  • Do Trailer Jacks with Two Wheels Make it Easier to Maneuver a Jack on Concrete
  • Having 2 wheels will provide more surface area/contact with the ground. This could actually make it more difficult to maneuver compared to a single wheel. But two wheels are better than one when not on pavement. A single wheel tends to dig into dirt or gravel easier. A Fulton jack such as # FXPD15L is going to be the better jack compared to the MaxxTow line of jacks. I do recommend going with a Fulton. For a single wheel version use # FXP15L.
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  • Installation Instructions Recommendation for the MaxxHaul Side-Mount Truck Bed Ladder Rack # MT70233
  • I attached pictures of the installation instructions for the MaxxHaul Side-Mount Truck Bed Ladder Rack # MT70233 that you referenced.
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  • Is there a Motorcycle Wheel Chock that Does not Require Drilling Into the Floor for Installation
  • If you had MaxxTow wheel chock # MT70271 up against a wall then it would stay in place when putting the bike in it but it might pull away when removing the bike. Otherwise for it or any chock to stay in place it would have to be secured to the floor.
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  • Using MaxxTow Trailer Dolly # MT70225 to Move Pop-Up Camper
  • Moving trailers for short distances is exactly what a trailer dolly like the # MT70225 was designed for. According to MaxxTow, the dolly has a 600 lb capacity, which according to MaxxTow means the trailer can't weigh more than 600 lbs. The Rack 'em Trailer Dolly, part # RA20 would be a better choice. As long as the trailer's tongue weight is less than 500 lbs, this dolly would work great.
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  • Maximum Height Clearance and Weight Capacity of MaxxTow Hitch Crane # MT70238
  • You will have no problem hoisting your 130 lb generator onto the bed of your Ford F-150 with the MaxxTow Hydraulic Truck Crane # MT70238. It has 3 weight settings: 500 lbs, 750 lbs, and 1000 lbs. These settings are based on the position of the boom while being operated. After going into our warehouse to get a measurement, I found that this crane has maximum height clearance of 84 inches from the bottom of the connector chain to the ground. For your generator that is approximately 2 feet...
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  • Trailer Dolly Capable of Moving Small 1900 lb Travel Trailer
  • The MaxxTow # MT70225 trailer dolly has a 600 lb capacity. According to MaxxTow, the total weight of the trailer cannot exceed the 600 lb capacity, so your trailer would be too heavy. Rack'em makes a # RA20 dolly that can handle trailers with tongue weights up to 500 lbs. Since yours would be between 200-300 lbs, this particular dolly would work great for you. As you can see by checking out the customer reviews, the Rack'em dolly is highly rated by our customers.
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  • Recommended Hitch Mounted Motorcycle Carrier for a Yamaha TW200
  • The MaxxTow MaxxHaul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier part # MT70101 will actually be prefect for your Yamaha TW200 for two reasons. The first reason I feel this is the best carrier for you would be its track width. This carrier will work perfectly with your 7" wide tire which is close to the limit as far as hitch mounted motorcycle carriers go. The next reason I feel this carrier will be good for you is its weight which will lead into my next segue. The carrier has a shipping weight of around...
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  • 2-Inch Hitch-Mount Cargo Carrier to Transport Permobil C300 Power Chair That Weighs 350-lbs
  • I contacted Permobil to find out the weight of their C300 power chair and it weighs 350-lbs including the batteries. We do indeed offer several ramped carriers that will have the capacity for this chair and that also will fit a 2-inch hitch. Since I do not know your vehicle or hitch I suggest you first take a look at the vehicle owner's manual for any guidance regarding its tongue weight (TW) capacity. (TW is the downward force on the vehicle frame from whatever is attached to it.) Your...
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  • Adjustable 3-Ball Trailer Hitch Ball Mount
  • So are you looking for everything except for the shank in MaxxTow adjustable ball mount # MT70197? If you want just a tri-ball part we have # C45800. The receiver part it fits into is # C45802. The combined cost of those parts though is about the same as the MaxxTow complete assembly. I have also included a link to all of the tri-ball options we have. The most cost effective is # MT70270 but it is not adjustable.
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  • Recommended Motorcycle Chock and Tie Downs For Trailer
  • For your motorcycle, I recommend the MaxxTow Adjustable, Self-Locking Wheel Chock - 15" to 22" Wheels - 1,800 lbs # MT70271 to keep your bike in place...it is what I use. It gives you eyelets to attach straps to your bars if you want to secure your bike to the chock itself. For tie downs, you can use the Erickson Motorcycle and ATV Tie-Downs w Soft Ties and TCS Buckles - 1"x6' - 400 lbs - Qty 2 # EM05729 and # 06303. If you use the e-tracks, you may want the # E59143 or retractible...
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  • Quick Release Motorcycle Wheel Chock Recommendation
  • I have a solution for you, but the Wheel Chock part # MT70271 is designed for permanent install. Instead you might be interested in the # TWSPWC which has slotted install holes so that you can slide the chock backwards and remove it easily when needed. I attached an install video for you to check out as well.
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